Since they formed late into 2010 Thabo The Real Deal decided they would make the type of music Bob Marley would listen to if he were still alive today.
This guiding principle sees them tackle political themes head on and dealing with relationship issues in a profoundly honest manner.
Their debut EP only hints at the energy delivered by this band onstage.
‘Rektchordz’ is 26 year-old Bristol dweller Jamie Smithson, already heralded in many quarters as one of the brightest young things in the Electro House & Tech-Funk firmament.
Leeds-based storyteller Matthew Bellwood tells cautionary tales about life, love and the importance of owning your own eagle – taking in everything from the Nina Simone Songbook to the arcane powers of Edgar Allan Poe along the way. Over the last few years, he has worked everywhere from the Edinburgh and Canadian Fringes to the International Shakespeare Conference in New Zealand. Along the way, he has performed in schools, libraries, theatres and pop-up museums, at DIY rock gigs and, on one memorable occasion, to an audience of 1,200 girl-guides in a tent.
Tom Yorke is a music producer that loves music with a passion, he makes music a lot, as well as doing other music things like music and music not forgetting musics, in his spare time he stops making music and makes sounds, these sounds he then likes to exploit to make sound exploited music, often the sounds produced are so weird they send him into a trance like state of intoxication causing the tunes to form themselves magically all without any real idea of how it has happened.
I am a Dubstep, Drum and Bass, and house Producer and” vinyl only” DJ from Yorkshire who goes by the name SnuFF.
I’m really just out to make music that will make you wanna move and never stop!!
“with influences from varied producers of the likes of Skream and Datsik, SnuFFs music is like taking a bullet to the chest and a violin to the ear, as his fluent and atmospheric intros burst into life as the main beat kicks in and deep basslines and thundering mids make your foot start tapping and your head start bopping…. SnuFF could be on your radar and into your ipods very soon!” – BBC Radio York Introducing.
Hammond organ trio “Joe’s Allison” features Ben Barker of the Haggis Horns on the guitar, Dan Woodward of Capri on the drums and Joe Tatton of the New Mastersounds on Hammond / piano. Playing a selection of classic songs by Mose Allison and other legends such as Ray Charles and Georgie Fame, along with some inspired originals and too this great funk, soul and jazz.
Leuce Rhythms are a DJ / Producer duo –they have been DJing and creating music since 2003! With a philosophy in fusing together ALL that is good in electronic music – from pumpin’ funkin’ breaks to the down-right filthy Electro.
They’ve had hundreds of DJ sets and appearances across Europe; Sharing the bill with the likes of Plump DJs, Dub Pistols, Elite Force, Far Too Loud, Lee Coombs, Jay Cunning, M.A.N.D.Y, Freq Nasty, Jay Stewart, Atomic Hooligan, Booka Shade and more.
Balearic Leftfield Cosmic Disco Rock.
Andy has been a record collector since he was a wee nipper, he spent 15 years working in record stores as a buyer and has been djing for the last 20+ years, collecting records weekly.
Andy currently hosts the Balearic Social Radio show on Purple Radio every Sunday 9pm-11pm
He was the numbskull behind Leeds’ first live open stage DJ/ Band jam event called “The Cushion” a long time ago. Probably best known for my work as the turntablist with “the bluefoot project” but also responsible for giving aural pleasure at Milo, Norman, North Bar, The Wardrobe, The Elbow Rooms etc etc, and more recently The Musiquarium. His DJ policy is “a little of what you fancy does you good.” When djim bluefoot is at the turntables he aims “to please most of the people most of the time”. He does not like onions.
Hailing from Brighton, UK, Richie Phoe’s trademark reggae productions have garnered attention from tastemakers and DJs alike. In 2008 Richie released the critically lauded Eye on the Prize EP, featuring UK Reggae legend Tippa Irie, which gained BBC radio play from Rob Da Bank, Huw Stephens, Mark Lammar and an interview on Steve Lamacq’s Radio 2 show. More recently he completed big remixes for both the Reggae Roast label and dancehall star Turbulence. His first album is just around the corner. Expect to hear everything from early Jamaican ska, roots reggae, classic dancehall through to new releases, plus exclusive dubplate mixes which cannot be heard anywhere else.